The hardest working shoe in the shoe business remains hard at work. Each and on a monthly basis several new colorways of the Nike Air Force One are released. This month is no different. Labeled the most effective shoe ever by the sneaker community, the Air Force One remains certainly one of the most used sneakers on the market. No other athletic shoe ever produced has viewed as many editions and colorways as this shoe has seen. So, why does this shoe, considered the most effective sneaker made, continue to impress us on a typical basis? There are several reasons, a couple of which are comfort, durability, and design.
Comfort – The Nike Air Force One was the first ever Nike shoe to make use of their hugely popular Air Technology System. This Nike Air Technology is popular for a reason. This system provides the most cushioned ride any athletic shoe has seen. So, what’s Nike Air? Nike Air units used in their shoes utilizes the process of containing pressurized gas that is encapsulated in polyurethane.
Durability – The Air Force One is the most, if not one of, the most durable sneakers ever made. The thickness of the midsole due to the Nike Air units housed within, is primarily why is the shoe so durable. The outsole is made of is made from an exceptionally durable rubber compound. This outsole lasts for years. Nike Air Max 270
Design – The AF1 was made by Bruce Kilgore in 1982. Kilgore used an easy, sleak design on the shoe’s upper. The midsole was constructed with enough thickness to hold the large Nike Air units which are contained within it. The design of the shoe creates a compartmentalized design makeup up that enables for utilization of a wide selection of different materials and color elements on both he upper and midsole.
The newest Air Force One is dressed up in green from head to toe. The upper’s heel and midfoot are covered in gorge green full grain leather. The forefoot cup of top of the is also done in gorge green but uses patent leather. The midsole, Swoosh, and heel tab use white and the outsole features gorge green to finish off the shoe.
Although this shoe was the NikeAir Force One was originally created for basketball in mid-cut and high-cut versions, the low-cut AF1 has become the best sneaker ever made. Even though the Air Force One isn’t a couple of Nike shoes for basketball, there has been a couple of NBA basketball players that have laced them up for the hardcourt. Rasheed Wallace was infamous for his high-top Air Force One’s. But do to the weight of the shoe, the AF1 just doesn’t provide the powerful qualities in a basketball shoe that professional players need in today’s game.